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USN-4277-1: libexif vulnerabilities

libexif vulnerabilities A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 19.10 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Ubuntu 12.04 ESM Summary Several security issues were fixed in libexif. Software Description libexif – library to parse EXIF files Details Liu Bingchang discovered that libexif ...

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WhatsApp’s Desktop App Vulnerability Gave Remote Access To Hackers

WhatsApp desktop app security Flaw

A major security flaw in WhatsApp’s desktop app for Windows10 and macOS could give hackers remote access to files stored on your computer by inserting JavaScript into messages. According to Facebook’s most recent security advisory, the flaw affects WhatsApp’s desktop version 0.3.9309 and earlier. The vulnerability also affects users who paired ...

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a fully open-source security key implementation

a fully open-source security key implementation

Posted by Elie Bursztein, Security & Anti-abuse Research Lead, and Jean-Michel Picod, Software Engineer, Google  Today, FIDO security keys are reshaping the way online accounts are protected by providing an easy, phishing-resistant form of two-factor authentication (2FA) that is trusted by a growing number of websites, including Google, social networks, ...

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